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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 47

This book should be available now so this is the last snippet. Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 47 The shipyard here at Newtown didn’t have enough portable magnaflux equipment to check each weld, so the bosun was using a field … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 46

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 46 CHAPTER 17 Newtown on Peltry Tovera, wearing a chauffeur’s uniform, opened the door of the limousine’s passenger compartment for Grozhinski. He started to get in and only then noticed that Adele was inside waiting … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 45

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 45 Daniel straightened. “Let’s get the stretcher,” he said to Minister Robin. “Then you can take the back end while we haul him to the unit.” Daniel felt enormous relief as he led Robin through … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 44

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 44 “So you did,” Daniel agreed. The door didn’t have an external latch, but there was a large button on the right side of the console. Repeated use had worn the button’s cream enamel finish … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 43

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 43 Cazelet began to laugh. He overbalanced and would have fallen had he not grabbed the pole of a floor lamp to brace himself. “Adele,” he said through gulps of air. “I knew that there … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 42

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 42 CHAPTER 16 Newtown on Peltry “Six, the boarding bridge is fast to the dock,” Barnes announced from the main hold. He was bosun of the Princess Cecile for now because Woetjans was still aboard … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 41

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 41 This time a woman carrying an infant did step forward, calling something unintelligible. A Sissie raised his impeller to butt-stroke her, but Wright — still a common spacer, but that would change as soon … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 40

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 40 Under the circumstances, the villager might as easily have missed the ship itself, Adele thought. And if he’d had time to realize how badly the attackers outnumbered them, he probably wouldn’t have shot at … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 39

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 39 CHAPTER 15 Benjamin Cory had lighted the thrusters as soon as Adele ordered the attack, but it was almost a minute before he was willing to tighten the sphincters. Adele felt the Princess Cecile … Continue reading

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Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 38

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 38 CHAPTER 14 Benjamin Though in command, Cory was at the navigator’s console, opposite Adele on the Princess Cecile’s bridge. The equipment was the same, and Cory had said he didn’t need Six’ seat to … Continue reading

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